Movies like The Cat's Meow

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The Cat's Meow (2001)
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense, talky, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, party, mistress, gossip, artists and showbiz, couples, actor's life, crimes, love and romance, yacht, satire, adultery, husband wife relationship, columnist, secrets, sex, kiss, blackmail, police investigation, love, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, realistic, melancholic and clever films with plots about dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, love and romance, storytelling, couples and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Cat's Meow: Up at the Villa (2000), Valmont (1989), Timecode (2000), The Last Tycoon (1976), A Good Woman (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, widow, blackmail, romance, seduction, refugee, vacation, fall in love, destructive relationship, false accusation, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1938 ...
Place: florence, italy, europe, rome italy, paris france ...
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100%
 7.0
 12K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, manipulation, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 6K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, multiple storylines, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, showbiz, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, betrayal, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, obsession, producer, ambition, introspection, film industry, fall in love, great depression, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, love and romance, social differences, woman, rich man, betrayal, farce, gossip, newlywed, twists & turns, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: cynical, humorous, melancholic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, party, love and romance, family problems, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: witty, melancholic, sexy, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, pimp, prostitution, love affair, family problems, seduction, sex, vandalism, rejection, money problems, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, marriage, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, adultery, couples, doctor, redemption, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, london, asia, shanghai, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, gambling, debt, high society, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance, loneliness, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, wealth, millionaire, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Leading Man (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sweet, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: seduction, love triangle, infidelity, romance, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, actor's life, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 71K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, showbiz, director, filmmaking, talented, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship, hollywood ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
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Illuminata (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's not finished, and intrigue starts that ...
Style: melancholic, stylized, artsy, intellectual, witty ...
Plot: farce, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, theater, sex scene, playwright, critic, existentialism, transvestism, writer's life ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 9K
Married Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, romance, jealousy, crumbling marriage, love and romance, friendship, husband wife relationship, sex, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 4K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, city life, lifestyle, introspection, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gay, family relations, wedding, existentialism, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, slovakia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dying Gaul (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A powerful and seductive Hollywood mogul convinces an impoverished West Hollywood writer, whose lover has recently died of AIDS, to sell his autobiographical screenplay for big bucks. The writer, Robert, knows he'll have to make major changes ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, twists and turns, absurd, emotional ...
Plot: gay, writers, grief, family problems, betrayal, aids, love triangle, secret, hollywood, chat room, solitude, tragedy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, egypt, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
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Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sweet, light, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, escape, murder, romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, confined, love and romance, fall in love, couples, prison warden, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Darling (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.
Style: cynical, witty, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: satire, fashion, infidelity, model, abortion, extramarital affair, advertising executive, love triangle, rich and poor, couple relations, rise to the top, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s, 70s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 12K
Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, emotional, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, romance, hallucination, infidelity, adaptation, loneliness, complex characters, mental illness, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938, 50s ...
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: thought provoking, talky, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, crimes, loveless marriage, moral dilemma, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, feel good, dark humor ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, forbidden love, crimes of passion, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 2K
Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, betrayal, gender, ultimatum, dishonesty, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new york, tokyo, asia, japan, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, rich and poor, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, party, desire, romance, love, family relations, wine, police, poet, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 46K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sexy, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, lovers reunited, old love, ex couple relations, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, party, obsessive love, social differences ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 225K
The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: silent film, sentimental, emotional, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, movie star, dog, actress, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, newspaper ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 198K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, photographer, love affair, divorce, marriage, sexual attraction, obsession, depression, complex characters, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Valley of the Dolls (1967)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.
Style: cynical, serious, suspense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: showbiz, drug addiction, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, couples, rise and fall, downfall, small town life, love and romance, rise to the top, starlet, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new england, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%